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50 caught with fake IDs at Army recruitment rally

Barrackpore: As many as 50 candidates have been caught for producing fake documents at an army recruitment rally at Barrackpore, a government release said on Thursday.

The forged documents, including Aadhaar cards, educational and birth certificates and address proofs were submitted by candidates from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, the release states.

The notification was issued for the post of soldiers in the categories of technical, nursing assistant, veterinary, general duty, clerk, storekeeper and tradesman. According to the notification for the recruitment rally, candidates from Purulia, Bankura, Hooghly and North 24-Parganas were asked to participate in it. The recruitment rally is being held at Barrackpore in North 24-Parganas from September 15 to September 20.

The fake documents and mobile devices were seized from the candidates and recruiting officer S Hemanth Nath lodged a complaint with Barrackpore police.

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